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The concept of ethics in the history of economics.

Joseph Francis Flubacher

The concept of ethics in the history of economics.

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Published by Vantage Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Economics -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB72 .F55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 460, v-ix p.
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6072594M
    LC Control Number50012213
    OCLC/WorldCa823826


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of Business Ethics began in publishing semi-annual issues. In it published seven volumes (volumes 91 to 97) and 39 separate issues, each containing several articles. Other leading journals also date from this period, with Business Ethics Quarterly appearing inand Business Ethics: A European Review in A summary of Book V in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.

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